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ran by a mad man with a huge ego. >> as a young mother, leslie wilson went to guyana because her husband had taken their son there. in jonestown she found not enough food, not enough sleep, too much fear. >> for me to think i was going to see the age of 21 was a miracle. i didn't think i was going to see 21. >> she recoiled the first time jim jones called together peoples temple members for a suicide drill. >> and i remember him looking at me and me looking, please don't ask me to do this, because we really didn't know if it was real or not. >> on the last morning she said she wanted to take her child on a picnic and started on a day-long trek to a town 30 miles away. >> everyone can look up and see us walking, and i was just shaking. i was so, so frightened. >> for years leslie wilson would not let anyone know she was a jonestown survivor. >> because i would sit at a table sometimes at work, whatever, and they would talk about jonestown, i didn't say a word. i mean, i lived under a veil of secrecy for 20-something years. >> vernon gosney, now a policeman in hawaii, remembers jon
would all die in the mass suicide. among them, leslie wilson's husband joe. larry layton, the lone shooter to survive, would not be paroled from a u.s. prison until 2002. tim carter and his companion spent a few days in a guyana police cell, then were released. four others in jonestown lived through the suicide night. two men were able to sneak away during the slaughter, one of them odell rhodes. >> he was telling people it wasn't painful and that, you know, people had to die with dignity. >> this 76-year-old woman, asleep in the infirmary, was overlooked. so was one elderly man. only 33 left alive out of almost a thousand faithful followers in jonestown that day. the rest came home in metal coffins, as ostracized in death as they had been isolated in life. many of the children could not be identified. other victims went unclaimed. the unwanted, the unnamed were buried on a hillside, more than 400, in a mass grave here in oakland, california. >> i don't think society cared because they were nameless -- they were nameless faces. >> leslie wilson's mother, her niece and nephew are he
, as the sergeant leslie h. sabo jr. post office building. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from arizona, mr. gosar, and the gentleman from missouri, mr. clay, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from arizona. mr. gosar: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. gosar: mr. speaker, h.r. 5954, introduced by the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. altmire, would designate the facility of the united states postal service located at 320 7th street in ellwood city, pennsylvania, as the sergeant leslie h. sabo jr. post office building. the bill is co-sponsored by the entire pennsylvania state delegation and was favorably reported by the committee on oversight and government reform on september 20. mr. speaker, sergeant leslie sabo jr. was known for his heroism while serving in the army d
demonstration that went very wrong on live tv. anita? >>> lesli, i'm here in clifton, virginia, their generator was close to running out after sandy blew through. fortunately the lights are back on here and we have an amazing story to share. we'll see you after the break. >>> we have a very personal account of what prolonged outages could mean to families in our region. i'm anita brikman and i'm at the nichols home in virginia. they are loyal viewers of ours. thank you for inviting us into your home. steve has als, ventilator dependent. so the power outage was becoming a critical situation for them. i want to share a little bit of an e-mail that she sent to me yesterday. she wrote dear anita, i want to personally thank you for being our beacon in ery storm. my husband, steve, waits for your telecast each evening before i get him into bed. he as als, a top-of-the-line disability. he does not move or speak, but oh that smile. he's ventilator, dependent, the machine breathes for them so those of us who love him have one more day and the day after that. we are waiting for our power to be restored h
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